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Old Smithfield Road
• North Smithfield, Rhode Island
professional with experience leading functional execution across multiple
disciplines within high tech corporate Human Resource environments.
Leads daily HR operations, conducting research, development and enforcement
in alignment with organizational goals and objectives. Develops strategies
for the direction and implementation of HR functions and policies. Administers
employee benefits programs. Leads recruitment, interviewing and orientation
processes. Ensures that company HR practices meet all state and federal
requirements. Originates practices and objectives that emphasize quality,
productivity, and a superior workforce.
Leadership • Benefits
Management • Process Improvement • Recruiting / Selection / Training
Program Management •
Asset Management • Legal Compliance • Organizational Development
Customer Service • Acquisitions
• Written and Oral Communication • Employee Relations
• Events Planning • Performance Evaluations
Career Note: After
the economic downturn in Silicon Valley during , I attended HR courses
in Organizational Development, Benefits Management and Recruiting at
University of California Santa Cruz. I also dedicated time to serious
family matters, as well as personal growth. Presently, I am attending
Bryant University’s HR certificate program and am reestablishing
my Professional of Human Resources PHR certification. Details upon
THERE, Menlo Park,
A startup software venture
centered on creating a consumercentric virtual world.
Manager of Human Resources
Directed daily HR operations,
including security, procurement, facilities management and administration.
Conducted research, development and enforcement in alignment with the
organization’s corporate culture. Led benefits management, including
health, dental and k administration. Acquired and retained topflight
talent, and established hiring policies and procedures. Developed employee
performance evaluations. Ensured legal compliance with all state and
federal laws and regulations. Managed employee confidential files and
records. Performed special event planning.
Slashed office expenses %
by renegotiating vendor contracts and simplifying office operations.
Honored with There’s President’s
Award for outstanding performance after weeks of service.
Designed the company’s performance
evaluation policies and paperwork.
Planned and organized a day
retreat at Bodega Bay for employees and their guests.
Utilized asset management
skills to reduce expenditures with the development of systems and processes
for tracking leased hard assets such as desktops, laptops and printers.
SAMINA A. •
RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL
FILM FESTIVAL RIIFF, Providence, Rhode Island
A nonprofit, communitydriven film festival,
designed to showcase international films and promote Rhode Island to
the film industry.
Directed all event operations,
including scheduling and technical and logistical support for + films
for screening over days at various venues across the state. Trained
volunteers. Planned all special events. Served as the main pointofcontact
for filmmakers. Chaired marketing strategy development sessions.
Built the RIIFF brand both
regionally and globally.
Doubled the attendance
figures of k participants in over a day period.
& INTERNAL MEDICINE GROUP
Island • ;
An member physician
Manager of Operations
and Employee Relations
Oversaw the complete
HR operations portfolio, including benefits management, employee records
maintenance, recruiting, interviewing, orientations, exit interviews,
performance evaluations and employee relations. Led monthly staff meetings.
Supervised the macro functions across offices. Drove all advertising,
marketing and public relations functions.
Instituted and administered
the st organizational performance evaluations.
Established and implemented
a performancebased bonus system.
Led the transition from a
Cardiology to multispecialty practice.
Spearheaded the opening of
new offices, and the acquisition of medical practices.
Performed a month independent
financial audit of Landmark Health Systems Senior Center.
Coordinated monthly pharmaceutical
company sponsored events, targeting physician and patient education.
Provided comprehensive management
for physician education conferences for + local physicians each year.
Assisted the Business
Manager with data input for physician’s hospital and office service
Performed investigations of
insurance claims in collaboration with private insurers and Medicare.
THE GUILD, INC., Woonsocket,
Rhode Island •
technology startup that installed WANs and LANs, as well as developing
customized database software.
Director of Marketing
Drove the implementation
of the company’s sales and marketing strategies.
SAMINA A. •
THE GUILD, INC. continued
Created and produced
all sales and marketing collateral such as brochures, advertising, direct
marketing letters and client proposals. Developed the company’s marketing
database, and authored monthly computer networking newsletters.
Managed all national trade
Served as the professional
development liaison to Lotus, Microsoft, Apple and Novell.
Directed company accounting
and procurement functions.
Bachelor of Arts in
Smith College, Northampton,
HR Continuing Education
Benefits Management, Recruitment
University of California
Art and Art History Coursework
Boston University, Massachusetts
College of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Society of Human Resources
Human Resources Management